The PDF file was converted from an .ePub file During the long cold winter nights, Inuit families snuggled together in their winter houses and listened to tales about a time when unbelievable things could happen. These adventurers broke up the long hours of winter darkness and gave the listeners a cultural and traditional heritage. Each chapter is followed by a Question and Answer section which covers themes, symbols, and characters; and an Expert Commentary section, which makes for great... Topics: Juvenile Nonfiction, Social Science, Folklore & Mythology, .ePub
The PDF file was converted from an .ePub fileArtfully illustrated by Alexandra Conn with a foreword by Bridget Fonda: An innovative and colorful collection of seventy healthy, nutritious, and delicious original recipes for kids of all ages, from one of the front-runners of healthy eatingThe Supernatural Kids Cookbook, the first in a series, invites junior chefs into the kitchen to navigate food creation with ease and fun. Learn about food groups, basic prep, kitchen equipment, and how to make... Topics: Juvenile Nonfiction, Cooking & Food, Children's Cookbook
To celebrate his birthday this is the first, fascinating, biography of the real teddy bear which was the inspiration for A,A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh. It takes us from his 'birth' in an Acton toy factory in 1921, to Harrods where he was bought by Mrs Daphne Milne for her baby son, Christopher Robin, and from there to the family's home in Chelsea and at weekends and holidays down to the farmhouse on Ashdown Forest, Sussex. It was here that A.A.Milne wrote his world-famous books, and from here... Topics: JUVENILE NONFICTION, Biography & Autobiography, Literary, Non-Fiction, Disney
The PDF file was converted from an .ePub file Fourteen unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War IIJaap Sitters was only eight years old when his mother cut the yellow stars off his clothes and sent him, alone, on a fifteen-mile walk to hide with relatives. It was a terrifying night, one he would never forget. Before the end of the war, Jaap would hide in secret rooms and behind walls. He would suffer from hunger, sickness, and the looming threat of Nazi raids. But he... Topics: Juvenile Nonfiction, History, Holocaust, People & Places, Europe, Religion, Judaism, .ePub
The PDF file was converted from an .ePub fileTwentieth Century History Makers: Nelson Mandelaoffers a fascinating and complete look at one of the 20th century's great leaders and humanitarians. Beginning with his early life in a rural part of South Africa, the book traces the course of Mandela's life - his legal studies, helping to found the ANC, freedom fighting, trial for treason and harsh imprisonment. The story continues with Mandela's release from prison, the incredible story of the defeat... Topics: Juvenile Nonfiction, History, Africa, Biography & Autobiography, Political, People & Places
SUMMARYA gentle but thorough introduction to the world of computer programming, it is written in language a 12-year-old can follow, but anyone who wants to learn how to program a computer can use it. Even adults. Written by Warren Sande and his son, Carter, and reviewed by professional educators, this book is kid-tested and parent-approved.ABOUT THIS BOOKLearn to talk to your computer in its own language! Whether you want to create a game, start a business, or solve an important problem, the... Topics: Computers, Programming Languages, Python, Juvenile Nonfiction, Programming, PDF
Was an innocent man wrongly accused of murder? On April 26, 1913, thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan planned to meet friends at a parade in Atlanta, Georgia. But first she stopped at the pencil factory where she worked to pick up her paycheck. Mary never left the building alive. A black watchman found Mary's body brutally beaten and raped. Police arrested the watchman, but they weren't satisfied that he was the killer. Then they paid a visit to Leo Frank, the factory's superintendent, who was both... Topics: Juvenile Nonfiction, History, United States, 21st Century, Law & Crime, Social Issues,...
An NBCC Award and Los Angeles Times Book Award finalistA New York TimesNotable Book for 2011One of The Economist’s 2011 Books of the YearPeople speak different languages, and always have. The Ancient Greeks took no notice of anything unless it was said in Greek; the Romans made everyone speak Latin; and in India, people learned their neighbors’ languages—as did many ordinary Europeans in times past (Christopher Columbus knew Italian, Portuguese, and Castilian Spanish as well as the... Topics: Language Arts & Disciplines, Reference, Translating & Interpreting, Computers, Natural...